DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY & CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

HISTORICAL EVOLUTION


Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services
State Board of Prison Control, 1916-22
Department of Welfare, 1922-39
Department of Correction, 1939-68
Department of Correctional Services, 1968-70
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, 1970-

Chief of Staff

Inmate Grievance Office
Inmate Grievance Commission, 1971-91
Inmate Grievance Office, 1991-

Office of Planning, Policy, Regulations, & Statistics
Division of Research & Statistics, 1981-2003
Office of Policy, Planning, & Regulation
Office of Planning, Policy, Regulations, & Statistics, 2003-

Administration
Division of Support Survices
Administration, 2003-

Information Technology & Communications Division
Division of Data Services, 1970-97
Information Technology & Communications Division, 1997-2003
Administration, Information Technology & Communications Division, 2003-

Office of Inspector General
Division of Audits & Compliance, 1987-93
Office of Inspector General, 1993-2003
Administration, Office of Inspector General, 2003-

Office of Property Management Services
Office of Property Management Services, 1993-97
Office of Food & Property Services, 1997-99
Office of Property Management Services, 1999-2003
Property Services, Office of Property Management Services, 2003-07
Administration, Office of Property Management Services, 2007-

Capital Programs
Division of Support Services
Property Services, 2003-07
Capital Programs, 2007-

Office of Capital Construction & Facilities Maintenance
Division of Capital Construction, 1990-97
Division of Facilities Maintenance, 1990-97
Office of Capital Construction & Facilities Maintenance, 1997-2003
Property Services, Office of Capital Construction & Facilities Maintenance, 2003-07
Capital Programs, Office of Capital Construction & Facilities Maintenance, 2007-

Operations
Patuxent Institution
Department of Correction, Patuxent Institution, 1955-61
Board of Patuxent Institution, Patuxent Institution, 1961-70
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Patuxent Institution, 1970-2003
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Treatment Services, Patuxent Institution, 2003-10
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Programs & Services, Patuxent Institution, 2010-15
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Operations, Patuxent Institution, 2015-

Division of Correction
Maryland Penitentiary, 1811-1916
Maryland House of Correction, 1879-1916
State Board of Prison Control, 1916-22
Department of Welfare, 1922-39
Department of Correction, 1939-68
Department of Correctional Services, 1968-70
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, 1970-

Metropolitan Transition Center
Maryland Penitentiary, 1811-1916
State Board of Prison Control, Maryland Penitentiary, 1916-22
Department of Welfare, Maryland Penitentiary, 1922-39
Department of Correction, Maryland Penitentiary, 1939-68
Department of Correctional Services, Maryland Penitentiary, 1968-70
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Maryland Penitentiary, 1970-98
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Metropolitan Transition Center, 1998-

Maryland Correctional Institution for Women-Jessup
[Female prisoners were housed in Maryland Penitentiary, 1811-1941, and Maryland House of Correction, 1879-1941.]
Department of Correction, Women's Prison of the State of Maryland, 1941-45
Department of Correction, Maryland State Reformatory for Women, 1945-62
Department of Correction, Maryland Institution for Women, 1962-64
Department of Correction, Maryland Correctional Institution for Women-Jessup, 1964-68
Department of Correctional Services, Maryland Correctional Institution for Women-Jessup, 1968-70
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Maryland Correctional Institution for Women-Jessup, 1970-

Maryland House of Correction
Maryland House of Correction, 1879-1916
State Board of Prison Control, Maryland House of Correction, 1916-22
Department of Welfare, Maryland House of Correction, 1922-39
Department of Correction, Maryland House of Correction, 1939-68
Department of Correctional Services, Maryland House of Correction, 1968-70
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Maryland House of Correction, 1970-2007

Maryland Correctional Enterprises
Board of Correction, State Use Industries, 1937-70
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, State Use Industries, 1970-2005
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Maryland Correctional Enterprises, 2005-

Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown
Department of Correction, Maryland State Penal Farm, 1942-45
Department of Correction, Maryland State Reformatory for Males, 1945-62
Department of Correction, Maryland Institution for Men, 1962-64
Department of Correction, Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown, 1964-68
Department of Correctional Services, Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown, 1968-70
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown, 1970-

Maryland Correctional Pre-Release System
Department of Correction, Work Camps, 1955-c.1960
Department of Correction, Correctional Camps, c.1960-68
Department of Correctional Services, Correctional Camps, 1968-70
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Correctional Camps, 1970-72
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Community Correctional Centers, 1972-76
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Community Adult Rehabilitation Centers, 1976-78
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Maryland Correctional Pre-Release System, Pre-Release Units, 1978-

Maryland Correctional Training Center
Department of Correction, Maryland Correctional Training Center, 1966-68
Department of Correctional Services, Maryland Correctional Training Center, 1968-70
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Maryland Correctional Training Center, 1970-

Maryland Reception, Diagnostic & Classification Center
Department of Correction, Maryland Penitentiary, Reception Center, 1967-68
Department of Correctional Services, Maryland Penitentiary, Reception Center, 1968-70
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Maryland Penitentiary, Reception Center, 1970-c.1981
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Maryland Reception, Diagnostic & Classification Center, c.1981-

Maryland Correctional Institution-Jessup
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Maryland House of Correction Annex, 1981-c.1982
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Maryland Correctional Institution-Jessup, c.1982-

Roxbury Correctional Institution
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Roxbury Correctional Institution, 1983-

Eastern Correctional Institution
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Eastern Correctional Institution, 1987-

Chesapeake Detention Facility
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Maryland Penitentiary, Maryland Correctional Adjustment Center, 1989-97
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Maryland Correctional Adjustment Center, 1997-2012
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Chesapeake Detention Facility, 2012-15
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Division of Pretrial Detention & Services, Chesapeake Detention Facility, 2015-

Jessup Correctional Institution
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Maryland House of Correction Annex, 1991-2006
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Jessup Correctional Institution, 2006-

Eastern Correctional Institution Annex
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Eastern Correctional Institution Annex, 1993-

Metropolitan Transitional Services Center
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Metropolitan Transitional Services Center, 1995-

Western Correctional Institution
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Correction, Western Correctional Institution, 1996-

Maryland Parole Commission
Advisory Board of Parole, 1914-22
Parole Commissioner, 1922-39
Board of Parole & Probation, 1939-68
Board of Parole, 1968-70
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Board of Parole, 1970-76
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Maryland Parole Commission, 1976-

Division of Parole & Probation
Division of Parole & Probation, 1939-53
Department of Parole & Probation, 1953-70
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Parole & Probation, 1970-

Division of Pretrial Detention & Services

Baltimore City Detention Center
Baltimore City Jail, late 1700s-1991
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Pretrial Detention & Services, Baltimore City Detention Center, 1991-

Pretrial Release Services
State's Attorney's Office, Baltimore City, pilot project for pretrial release services with Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA), 1966-68
Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, Pretrial Release Services, 1968-83
Baltimore City Circuit Court, Pretrial Release Services Division, 1983-85
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Parole & Probation, Pretrial Release Services Unit, 1985-88
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Pretrial Release Services Division, 1988-91
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, Division of Pretrial Detention & Services, Pretrial Release Services, 1991-

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